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The sustainable horticulture concentration is designed for students who want theory and practical experiences in the unique aspects of the culture of plants in an urban desert environment. Students acquire the skills to produce, design and care for ornamental and edible plantscapes using sustainable technologies.
Students are prepared for a range of horticulture careers in the private and public sectors, including in nursery plant production, landscape design and culture as well as local food production and organic urban farming.
Applied Biological Sciences (Sustainable Horticulture) (BS)
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WUE eligible program
Undergraduate students from western states who enroll in this program are eligible for a discounted tuition rate.
ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.
Horticulture is a multibillion dollar national and international enterprise that offers a diverse and exciting choice of professional careers. Graduates can pursue numerous entry-level careers in horticulture. Employment opportunities exist in private and public sectors. The sustainable horticulture concentration prepares graduates to succeed in graduate or professional schools in disciplines such as:
The general program in sustainable horticulture also prepares graduates to succeed in roles such as:
Career opportunities for urban horticulture graduates are not limited to any one geographic location; graduates can embark on careers throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and overseas.